Driving innovation throughout the
$19 billionin Foreign Direct Investment
Source: Tennessee Department of Economic and Community DevelopmentRead full story
93,907 automotive jobs in the region
Source: Brookings analysis of data from Dun & Bradstreet, ELM Analytics, and MarklinesRead full story
$48,538 median household income in region, 3.4% higher than in 2012
Source: U.S. Census Bureau Small Area Income and Poverty EstimatesRead full story
5th highest in automotive exports, 2012 (Tennessee, among states)
Source: Brookings analysis of data from Census, BEA, BLS, IRS, Moody's Analytics, and NAFSARead full story
109 brownfield sites available for development
Source: Tennessee Department of Environment and ConservationRead full story
Connecting leading national research and innovation assets to address industry priorities.
Providing resources and technical assistance to strengthen the agility and competitiveness of suppliers and their associations.
Expanding export programs, building awareness of successes and engaging more firms throughout the chain.
Strengthening access to assistance and capital networks to promote effective, efficient, profitable firms.
Promoting and enhancing resource capabilities to assure sustainable, efficient use of regional assets.
Cultivating and equipping competitive talent throughout the supply chain to meet current and emerging work opportunities.
Chuck Shoopman, Institute for Public Service assistant vice president, recently participated in the US G7 Alliance on Resource Efficiency Workshop held in Washington, DC.